Analysts: Anwar must focus on economy after Malaysian opposition’s success at polls | 14-Aug-2023 – Significant gains scored by Malaysia’s opposition in weekend state polls show that Malay Muslims have largely turned away from Prime Minister Anwar Ibrahim’s federal alliance although his coalition retained control of three states, analysts said. His government won a reprieve, but to expand its base it now needs to lift up […]

Malaysia state polls: Surveys predict status quo outcome, but more Malay votes could shift to PN | 12-Aug-2023 | GEORGE TOWN – Two major independent pollsters have predicted that the results of Saturday’s state elections in Malaysia will maintain the status quo, but Prime Minister Anwar Ibrahim’s unity government will suffer attrition in Malay-majority seats. Merdeka Center and Ilham Centre have predicted that the Pakatan Harapan-Barisan Nasional (PH-BN) unity coalition will […]

Think tank expects fewer voters to go to the polls tomorrow | 30-Aug-2023 – Merdeka Center says people are also less inclined to return to their hometowns than they were last November for GE15. PETALING JAYA: Merdeka Center has predicted that the voter turnout rate for the elections in six states tomorrow will be lower than that of the 15th general election (GE15) last November. […]

In 5 states, less than half of Malays happy with federal govt – survey

11-Aug-2023 | | STATE POLLS | Malay voters in five of the six states holding elections tomorrow are generally dissatisfied with the federal government’s performance, according to a survey by Merdeka Center. It found that the approval rating for the federal government among Malays is highest in Selangor (55 percent), versus 43 percent who […]

Does Anwar really have a 68% approval rating? | 12-Feb-2023 : By his own actions and decisions, Prime Minister Anwar Ibrahim actually has done more to cause Malaysians to disapprove of him. A recent survey by the Merdeka Center revealed that Prime Minister Anwar Ibrahim’s rule has the approval of 68% of Malaysians. It raises the question why. We know that Anwar […]

High approval for Malaysia’s PM Anwar, but his government lags behind: Survey | 11-Feb-2023 : KUALA LUMPUR – Malaysia’s Prime Minister Anwar Ibrahim scored a 68 per cent approval rating in the first poll conducted since he took office in late November, but his government was endorsed by only around half of the respondents. Pollster Merdeka Center said on Friday that Datuk Seri Anwar was seen […]

PM’s approval rating at 68%, Merdeka Center survey finds | 10-Feb-2023 : PETALING JAYA: Prime Minister Anwar Ibrahim had an approval rating of 68% two months after the 15th general election (GE15), a survey has found. The survey by Merdeka Center, held from Dec 26 to Jan 15, involved 1,209 voters across all ethnic groups. It found that 54% of the respondents were […]